Biometry

This laboratory course considers elementary data analysis, probability and sampling distributions. It uses the normal and t-distributions to introduce estimation and hypotheses testing. It includes descriptive tecniques and inference for simple linear regression and correlation. Analyses of variance, nonparametric tests and chisquare tests are covered in this course. Emphasis is placed on experimentation and the application of statistical methods to the biological sciences. Computer software is used regularly in data manipulation, statistical analyses, and formal presentation of results.